Hudson Valley Auctioneers


Monday, June 2nd • 6:00 PM

432 Main Street
Beacon, NY

Featuring the estate of James Amster, renowned NYC decorator and designer, with additions from three other estates.

One offering will include a fine selection of silver including large Gorham martelé center bowl; collection of Asian antiques from the estate; artworks; Biedermeier and Continental furniture; an excellent selection of mid-century furniture and accessories; fine porcelain and art glass; Persian carpets and antiques, plus more. A large sale.

Plan to preview and attend.

Sample art glass

Outstanding Gorham martelé bowl, 18" long

Watercolor, design for Schiaparelli poster, “Snuff”

Console table by Ed Wormley for Dunbar

Copper weathervane

Paul McCobb wall unit for the Calvin Group

Wood & Hughes sterling tureen with lid

Sample of estate silver collection

Ornate chinoiserie desk, elaborately painted

One of 8 Chinese paintings in silk

Pair of Chinese bronze duck containers

Fantastic bronze arc de triomphe

Biedermeier bookcase

Pair of Venetian terra cotta inlaid figures, 18th century

Oil, presumed portrait of Captain John Walker, early 19th century

Set of 4 18th-century Hungarian school portraits

Pair of large Persian vases and fine carpet

Oil, surreal scene, signed Harold Sterner, James Amster estate

Pair of fine 18th-century polychrome and tole figural planters

Table and 6 chairs by Ed Wormley for Dunbar

Carrara Stone Top Cocktail Table by Paul McCobb

Carved marble bust

Selection of fine quality bronze lamps

Bronze figure of Caesar

Biedermeier drop-front desk

Set of 4 (2 shown) Biedermeier chairs

Large Chinese watercolor

for hundreds of images and daily updates.

TERMS: Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard. 18% Buyer's Premium,
3% discount for cash or check.

Absentee bids and phone bids accepted.

N.Y.S. or out-of-state dealer tax ID signed certificate required for 8.125% sales tax exemption. Excellent lodging (Fishkill, NY) and dining in area. Hot and cold food provided on the premises. Adequate parking behind Yankee Clipper Diner and in municipal lots across from and behind Main Street. Street parking everywhere else. Please respect driveways, etc.


FROM PA & CT: take I-84 to NY Exit 11 (Rt. 9D), go south to Main and turn left, follow to 432 Main. Parking is plentiful behind the Yankee Clipper Diner and on side streets and in lot across from gallery (LOOK FOR SIGNS).
FROM ALBANY: take NYS Thruway (I-87) to Newburgh exit to I-84 East to Exit 11 (just over bridge), turn right onto 9D, and follow above.
FROM NYC: take Palisade Parkway to Bear Mountain Bridge, cross to Rt. 9D north to Beacon, right on Teller Ave. to light at Main, look for parking signs, right on Main to 432.
ALTERNATE ROUTES: NYS Thruway or Sawmill and Taconic Parkways to Rt. 84. Beacon is located where I-84 crosses the Hudson River.

Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Neil Vaughn, Auctioneer, Cell 914-489-2399
Theo De Haas, Manager/Web Designer, Cell 845-480-2381
Auction Zip ID 1210
Mailing Address: 432 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508